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Broadbent Institute Announces Jennifer Yin Barrett as Senior Director of Strategy and Operations

The Broadbent Institute is pleased to announce Jennifer Yin Barrett as the organization’s new Senior Director of Strategy and Operations.

Jennifer comes to the Institute with over a decade of experience in strategic leadership at the municipal, provincial and federal levels.

She served as the Director of Community Engagement for the Official Opposition at Queen's Park, overseeing policy development, stakeholder relations and on-the-ground organizing with diverse communities. Jennifer leads the delivery of the Progress Summit, as well as the Emerging Leaders Program, and looks forward to expanding the Institute's convening, training and exchange of ideas within the growing progressive movement.

On the appointment of Yin Barrett to the new Senior Director role, Executive Director Jen Hassum says, “I’m excited to welcome Jenn, with her wealth of campaign organizing and community engagement experience. Her expertise and planning will help the Institute implement and expand our progressive programming, paving the way for our movement to build a better society.”

A graduate of Trinity College at the University of Toronto, Jennifer balances her time between Toronto and Ottawa.